1 2

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: This map shows township sections, roads, railroads, and lakes. The map also features extensive manuscript annotations noting landownership in pencil. Stamp...


Home Built Heath


Description: Carl, Robert, and Ray Breecher at work on their modified parasol Heath airplane. After months of hard work, the plane was completely destroyed during a tes...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A demonstration of parachute handling for members of a local YMCA by the Waukesha Aviation Club. The club considered such educational activities for young...

Date: 1924 

Description: A barnstorming pilot and curious onlookers at a field on the outskirts of Waukesha that served as a primitive airport. Technically, the term barnstorming s...

Date: 1970 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.

Date: 1962 

Description: This map shows the voting districts of Waukesha in red ink for the year 1962. The bottom of the map includes an index of streets.

Date: 1931-05-25 

Description: The Waukesha Flying Club and their jointly owned Waco 10. The members are (row 1, left to right) Charles Gittner, Joe Rombough, and Roy Winzenreid and (row...

Date: 1928 

Description: Russell Schuetze of Waukesha with his home built airplane, a single seat Irwin. Schuetze built the airplane (or perhaps some of the airplane) in his father...


Walter's Airline

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Walter Liskowitz of Waukesha in his two-place Standard. This photograph was taken shortly after he organized Walter's Airline to provide service to Chicago...


Description: Tony Italiano of Waukesha, founder of the Supreme Model Supply Co., with a large model airplane.

Date: 1933 

Description: A diver is caught mid-air as another prepares to dive from a diving platform on the shore of the mill pond at Jeffry's Mill at Eagleville. A boy watches fr...

Date: 1871 

Description: This map of Waukesha shows lot owners, buildings, and various plat additions. The margins of the maps include street reference, a Waukesha business directo...

Date: 1870 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.

Date: 1965 

Description: This basic street map shows roads, schools, parks and cemeteries and includes a street index in the lower margin. The map also shows a portion of Elm Grove...

Date: 1954 

Description: This map of Waukesha shows numbered ward boundaries, roads, and some buildings. The bottom of the map includes a street index.

Date: 1931-07-19 

Description: The crowd at a free air show sponsored by the recently organized Waukesha Aviation Club in order to dedicate their new airport. In actuality, the club's ai...


Air Show Crowd

Date: 1955-09-11 

Description: The crowd at "Air Progress Day," an air show sponsored by the Waukesha Aviation Club.


Golf Course Landing

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A Standard plane on the golf course of the Waukesha Moor Baths Hotel surrounded by curious onlookers. This landing was representative of the problems encou...


Home-Built Heath

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Ray and Carl Breecher's Heath parasol monoplane while still under construction in their father's garage. Despite extensive modification, the plane crashed...

Date: 1934-06-15 

Description: A home built Pietenpol buit by members of the Waukesha Aviation Club after its initial flight. They are Chet Wolt, Jack Leeman, Dean Crites, and Bob Lathro...

1 2

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at: